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Old 04-11-2004, 02:03 PM   #1
infinitiiz
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lilo loader configure (no dos det4ected)


I am using RedHat 9. On partition /dev/dha4 (of this same comp.), I also have Windows 2000. I don't know why Lilo doesn't show "DOS" or "windows" at the bootup.

1) there is lilo.conf.anaconda (no lilo.conf found). Here is the content of the file:
* I added the last part from reading online tutorial.

prompt
timeout=50
default=linux
boot=/dev/hdc1
map=/boot/map
install=/boot/boot.b
message=/boot/message
lba32

image=/boot/vmlinuz-2.4.21-4.EL
label=linux
initrd=/boot/initrd-2.4.21-4.EL.img
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append="hdd=ide-scsi root=LABEL=/"

# This is where I added
# The stanza for booting MS-DOS
other = /dev/hda4 # This is the MS-DOS partition
label = msdos # Give it the name "msdos"
table = /dev/hda # The partition table for the second drivea

THanks
 
Old 04-11-2004, 02:10 PM   #2
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I will ask the silly question first.
Did you run '/sbin/lilo' after changing the config file?
Your entries look correct.
I didn't know Win 2K could be installed to anything other than first primary. This must be a full retail version?
 
Old 04-12-2004, 03:14 PM   #3
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THanks for the reply.
THere is no LILO in /sbin, or anywhere else in my comp (I also use the search file). I reboot the comp. after I changed the config file.

Win2k is a full version (Pro. Version).

Due to emergency need, I reinstalled Redhat w/ Grub Boot. This time, Grub detects win2k, and it works just fine.
 
  


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